Dr. Sophie Kornowski joined Gurnet Point Capital in 2018 from Roche where she was Executive Vice-President of Roche Partnering. In that role she focused on establishing external partnerships with biotechnology and research institutions worldwide for Roche Holding AG, one of the world’s largest healthcare companies. She was also a member of Roche's Extended Global Executive Committee.
Dr. Kornowski and her team completed over 50 deals per year in her role as head of partnering at Roche. Previously, she led Roche's major affiliate for five years in France. Dr. Kornowski also spent 11 years in various leadership roles at Merck in the United States, France and Israel. She spent the early years of her career at Abbott and Sanofi, in France and the United States. Dr. Kornowski has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth and a PhD in Pharmacy from Paris Descartes University.